FYI – “Journalists Security Guide”

April 26, 2012 at 8:09 PM 1 comment

I’m putting this “Journalists Security Guide” up in part to save it for myself because I haven’t had a chance to look at it in detail yet but also to help throw it out onto the Internets.

The world isn’t safe for journalists anymore.  Countries across the globe — the United States included — are instituting measures to restrict the freedom of speech and freedom of the press.

The international  Committee to Protect Journalists issued these new, detailed (and frightening) guidelines this month as to how journalists can protect themselves in areas it never occurred to me they needed protecting:

Go to the original version here.  There’s more.

It’s incredible what real journalists do to bring us news.  Imagine being so passionate about what’s going on somewhere that you’re willing to do this:

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Ugh.  Bravo to real journalists everywhere.   Jeremy Scahill, Sharif Kouddous and Tim Pool are among the best of the best.  Fingers crossed for them.






Entry filed under: Bravery, Dumbed Down, Media - General, Print Media, Repression.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. JC for pennies  |  April 27, 2012 at 3:53 PM

    Most journalists seek to report the “safe” news and collect handsome paychecks. So much for the ethics and morals of much of the so-called Fourth Estate. Yes they are!

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